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Category Archives: Generation XY/Millenials

Are Associations Neglecting a Big Slice of Potential Members?

Written on September 10, 2012 at 9:59 pm, by

A re-post from SCD Group’s blog and a great summary of key points from this remarkable book. If you would like to borrow my copy of this book, I highly recommend it! Don’t mind my notes in the margins.  Today’s guest poster is Sarah Sladek, CEO of XYZ University and author of The End of Membership as […]

“Hit and Run” Volunteering

Written on June 26, 2012 at 8:05 am, by

Re-posted from Steven Drake’s association blog, this article begs yet another case for GenXY/Millennial differences in volunteering. I have recently applied this generational philosophy by creating a short-term “task-force” for a website committee which will be about 6 weeks in duration. I must admit the defined start and end time with set tasks to accomplish […]

Generations X and Y

Written on May 29, 2012 at 10:59 am, by

During his inaugural address in 1961, John Kennedy famously said: “…Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans…” Now, more than 50 years later, Kennedy’s sentiments seem relevant again as Millennials come of age and become […]